Washington Utilities and Transportation Commission
On November 5, 2014, the commission issued a complaint against CenturyTel of Inter Island, Inc. d/b/a CenturyLink alleging a violation of WAC 480-120-412 (the Major Outages rule) in regards to a service outage in the early morning hours of Tuesday, November 5, 2013, on San Juan Island that isolated them from the mainland, disrupted 911 and long-distance service, and limited interisland calling. More detailed information can be found in the complaint and Staff Investigation Report in this docket.
The commission originally scheduled a prehearing conference in this matter for January 16, 2015, at 9:30 a.m., and by notice issued December 22, rescheduled for January 21, 2015, at 2:00 p.m.
On January 22, 2015 the commission entered in Order 01 - Prehearing Conference Order. This order also set the time and date of an Evidentiary Hearing for Wednesday, August 5, 2015.
On April 29, 2015 the commission issued notice suspending the procedural schedule and setting Monday, June 1, 2015, as the day that settlement documents or a status report is due.
A settlement agreement was filed on June 2, 2015, and a revised settlement agreement including Joint Testimony in Support of the settlement agreement on June 26, 2015.
By notice issued, July 27, 2015, the commission will conduct hearing proceedings to consider the proposed settlement on Thursday, August 27, 2015, at 3:00 p.m., in the commission's hearing room, second floor, Richard Hemstad Building, 1300 S. Evergreen Park Drive S.W., Olympia, Washington.
Docket UT-132234 - All Documents